LTV CONF

NORTH AMERICA’S LEADING ANNUAL SAAS CONFERENCE

LTV Conf 2019 will be the biggest and most expert-packed event yet. Last year, we gathered the biggest and brightest names in SaaS in London for the first time! Now, we are bringing the conference across the pond to New York City!

LTV Conf 2019 will bring like-minded SaaS entrepreneurs, private and public companies as well as active investors from all over the world into one space to collaborate and take away meaningful connections and ideas to drive future growth.

This year’s speakers have been hand-picked to share knowledge in key growth areas such as marketing, scaling, tech and entrepreneurship. Speakers include successful founders, serial entrepreneurs and other industry leaders.

 

Join us and hundreds of other guests for Europe’s premier SaaS conference, now in New York City!

PEOPLE YOU ARE LIKELY TO MEET:

  • SaaS founders with $1M – $20M ARR

  • Bootstrapped and funded SaaS businesses

  • Angel, VC and private equity firms

  • Industry leaders in SaaS growth, marketing and M&A

WE’LL COVER TOPICS SUCH AS:

  • Growing and scaling

  • Hiring and retention in the SaaS space

  • How to reach your highest value customers globally

  • How to keep innovating

  • Bootstrapping vs. getting funding

  • Personalised marketing in 2018

  • When (and how) to exit

Speakers

April Dunford

April Dunford is an executive consultant, speaker, and author who helps companies make complicated products easy for customers to understand and love. She is a globally recognized expert in Positioning, having launched 16 products across her 25-year career as VP Marketing at a series of successful startups. April is also an angel investor, board member, and advisor to dozens of startups and the author of the upcoming book on Positioning titled “Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning so Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It”

Brynne Kennedy

Brynne Kennedy is the CEO and Founder of Topia, the software suite that companies use to move employees between locations. Brynne is also the Founder of Mobility4All, a non-profit that supports displaced people. Brynne is recognized globally as a leading entrepreneur and expert on the Future of Work. Brynne has won Entrepreneur of the Year in the Women in IT Awards, Women of the Future Awards and Stevie Awards, as well as London Business School’s Distinguished Alumni Award and Worldwide ERC’s Meritorious Service Award.

Dan Martell

Dan is a high-octane teacher and in-demand speaker, layin’ down wisdom worldwide to help you unravel the greatest mystery of them all: how to scale. (Yes, scale. Sounds boring. But it’s pure money.) He’s exited 2 tech startups - Clarity and Flowtown - and he invests in the likes of Udemy, Intercom, Unbounce and Foodspotting, making him one of Canada’s top angel investors. And now? Now he’s gonna teach you how to Do It Like Dan Does. Buckle up

Autumn Manning

Autumn Manning is a successful entrepreneur and leading expert on employee engagement and building high-performance cultures and teams. In 2013, Autumn co-founded YouEarnedIt, the award-winning SaaS platform, offering a new approach to the market to enable organizations to prioritize engagement, productivity, and the overall experience for their employees. Autumn led the company as CEO through multiple strategic investments, a 500+ global customer base with hundreds of thousands of end-users impacted through the platform, and finally a strategic acquisition by Vista Equity Partners in 2018. YouEarnedIt is now the world’s most robust employee experience platform.

David Hauser

As a serial entrepreneur, David has done what most founders dream of. Despite not having nearly enough money, he bootstrapped Grasshopper from $0 to $30 million in revenue and 150,000 customers before selling it to Citrix. He then built Chargify into a highly profitable SaaS, and secured investment from Mark Cuban. As an angel investor, he has invested in over 100 companies. David is a passionate technologist, and one of the youngest founders as #66 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in the U.S, as well as 30 under 30. He has been featured across numerous media outlets, including CNN, Wall Street Journal, Boston Global and Fortune. David studied entrepreneurship at Babson College.

Lauren Foundos

Lauren Foundos, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FORTË since 2015. Before launching her own company, FORTË, Lauren spent a decade working on Wall Street, with the last five years in finance on the trading floor as an Institutional US Government Bond Broker at Whitaker Securities where she helped to dramatically increase UST Short Coupon and Bill desk revenues. Prior to that she worked at Deutsche Bank in Synthetic Equities and Cloudview Capital Management, a global-macro hedge fund, on their trading desk. Lauren graduated from the University of Maryland in 2006, with a BA in communications and concentration in business. She earned ACC Academic Honor Roll, and Intercollegiate Athletic Honor Roll during her time at Maryland. Lauren is a two-time all-American field hockey player, she played in the Junior Olympics, and went on to play Division I at the University of Maryland, the nation’s top ranked program. She plays the piano, violin, has two older brothers, adores her parents

Nathan Barry

In previous careers Nathan has been a designer, author, and blogger. After learning the power of email marketing he gave up a successful blogging career to build ConvertKit. Outside of work Nathan spends his time playing soccer, woodworking, and chasing after his two little boys.

Claire Suellentrop

Claire Suellentrop helps SaaS companies get the customer insights they need to stop making marketing decisions from "inside the echo chamber," and develop the growth strategies required to accelerate from their initial $1-2M to their next $5-10M. Through direct experience working with high-growth companies like Calendly, Wistia, FullStory, Death to the Stock Photo and others, Claire knows how to get inside customers’ heads, pinpoint your company's biggest growth opportunities across the entire customer journey, and turn those insights into a plan your team can immediately act on. She’s also the co-founder of Forget The Funnel: free workshops and paid training to help SaaS marketers be amazing at their jobs.

Past Speakers

Patrick Mckenzie

Patrick McKenzie is founding member of Stripe's Atlas division. A recovering Japanese salaryman, he previously solo-shipped two SaaS products which both saw successful exits. He was previously CEO of Starfighter, a business that's goal is not to fix the job interview but destroy it. Patrick is widely respected as one of the few programmers who really understand marketing and is a top authority on Hacker News.

Bridget Harris

Bridget Harris is the CEO and co-founder of SaaS scheduling tool, YouCanBook.me since 2012. Since that time, she and co-founder Keith Harris have bootstrapped and grown the company from early traction, to a multi-million pound, profitable and 100% revenue funded business. In a previous life she had a career in politics and local governance, working as a political advisor to both local and national ministers. Latterly she was a government Special Advisor to the UK Deputy Prime Minister. Bridget manages the strategy, business, people and operations of the company.
Click to watch Bridget Harris' video

Patrick Campbell

Patrick Campbell is the Co-Founder and CEO of Price Intelligently, the industry standard software for helping companies like Atlassian, Autodesk, Meetup, and Lyft with their monetization and retention strategies. PI is also the maker of ProfitWell, the turnkey solution that powers the subscription financial metrics for over eight thousand subscription companies. Prior to Price Intelligently Patrick lead Strategic Initiatives for Boston based Gemvara and was an Economist at Google and the US Intelligence community.
Click to watch Patrick Campbell's video

Brennan Dunn

Brennan is a programmer by trade who has also become a master of marketing. He can take a visitor to your website on a personalised journey to becoming a customer with his latest SaaS business, RightMessage.io. Applying the process to his own business Brennan has helped tens of thousands of freelancers to raise their rates.
Click to watch Brennan Dunn's video

Aaron Krall

Aaron Krall is the founder of the SaaS Growth Hacks Facebook Community, and has helped dozens of SaaS companies increase their trial to paid conversion rates, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in increased revenue. He's a pain discovery specialist, avid reader and proud puppy dad.
Click to watch Aaron Krall's video

Laura Roeder

Laura Roeder is the founder of Edgar, a social media automation tool designed to prevent status updates from going to waste. Laura has given talks at conferences like BlogHer and South by Southwest, and has spoken about the value of independent entrepreneurship at the White House. She’s also appeared in Forbes, Fast Company, Mashable, CNET, and other major publications.

Wilco de Kreij

Wilco de Kreij has founded various SaaS businesses and is currently the founder/CEO of UpViral and Connectio. He is a 'marketing nerd', as he calls it. He's a master of marketing automation, product launches and paid traffic, and has helped tens of thousands of entrepreneurs improve the ROI on their marketing.
Click to watch Wilco de Kreij's video

George Palmer

SendOwl was founded by tech entrepreneur George Palmer. Desperate to find a decent delivery system, he started SendOwl in his free time with just $50. He's a 4 Hour Work Week advocate (despite working a 50 hour+ week currently) and Brixton resident who runs, cycles, loves crossfit, plays tennis and makes pizzas.

Dr. Sherry Walling

Dr. Sherry Walling is a licensed clinical psychologist, the co-host of the ZenFounder podcast, and the founder of ZenFounder LLC. Her life's work is to help founders with the mental side of launching, scaling and exiting a business. Married to a serial tech entrepreneur, Sherry has a unique combination of psychological expertise and 18 years of experience in the trenches of the startup world. She brings these worlds together with her extensive experience as a psychotherapist and clinical researcher. Her book, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Sh*t Together: How to Run Your Business Without Letting it Run You is the definitive guide to founder mental health and well-being.
Click to watch Dr. Sherry Walling's video

Thomas Smale

Thomas knows what potential future acquirers of your business care about. He's an advisor and investor specialising in helping people sell Software as a Service businesses, but he's experienced in preparing all kinds of online business for sale. Thomas has written loads of great material on the sales process. This piece highlights the most important things that someone might consider when valuing your business: How to value a SaaS business
Click to watch Thomas Smale's video

Event Schedule

Pre-Event – April 2nd

  • Check in
  • 7:00-9:00pm – Opening Reception

Day 1 – April 3rd

  • 8.00am – Registration/Breakfast (included)
  • 9.00am-12pm – General Sessions
  • 10:30am – Break
  • 12.00pm-1.30pm – Lunch
  • 1.30pm-3pm – General Sessions
  • 3.00pm-3.30pm – Break
  • 3.30pm-5pm – General Sessions
  • 5.30pm – Networking Reception

Day 2 – April 4th

  • 8.00am – Registration/Breakfast (included)
  • 9.00am-12pm – General Sessions
  • 10:30am  – Break
  • 12.00pm-1.30pm – Lunch
  • 1.30pm-3pm – General Sessions
  • 3.00pm-3.30pm – Break
  • 3.30pm-5pm – General Sessions
  • 5.30pm – Closing

Survey results from LTV Conf 2018

  • 95.7% said they would attend again next year.
  • Average presentation score received was 9.6 out of 10

Testimonials

“The info from the experts was so valuable that you can make the ticket price back almost immediately by applying some of the things they suggested. They could also prevent someone from making a costly mistake thus saving them the ticket price that way too.” 

Joanne Munro, The VA Handbook

“If you are serious about a SaaS business you’ll need to know what you are doing to avoid mistakes and this conference will help to guide you in the right direction and think very strategically about how to start making money.” 

Izzy Crouch, IZC Marketing

“I loved the event. It was packed with fantastic value and was inspiring to be around so many fellow online entrepreneurs. It also had a friendly, fun and laid back atmosphere. I have been recommending you to people for next year already, and I will certainly be back.” 

Hannah Martin, Talented Ladies Club

“The people chosen to speak inspired me that I can follow in their footsteps. I feel like I had a positive push in the direction of my goal.” 

Simon Rowland, Layback Engineering